Sunday, October 28, 2007

"If there are no human rights . . ."

"If there are no human rights, there is no value of a human."
Ashin Kovida, Buddhist monk, a leader of last month's protests in Burma, addressing a crowd in the Sule Pagoda in Yangon on September 19, 2007. Ashin Kovida escaped from Burma last week after dyeing his hair and donning a crucifix.
A crucifix on his neck, monk escapes Myanmar (International Herald Tribune)

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